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    wealthier life, but returns to loyally in the end; Miss Havisham, the vengeful old woman that Pip suspects to be his benefactor for the majority of the novel; Abel Magwitch, a convict, and Pip’s actual benefactor repaying him for his kindness as a child. All these characters play crucial roles in Pip’s life and shape him into who he is, but there is only one that arguably impacts him the most: Estella. Estella, raised by Miss Havisham to be a ruthless heart-breaker as her form of revenge on…

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    through his gothic descriptions of the Havisham’s Satis House. The brewery of the estate, in particular, withholds a lot more meaning than the mere conception of monetary funds. This essay explores the significance of the abandoned brewery in the Havisham estate and considers its function as a vehicle for the inception of truthfulness in the novel. Indeed, the disintegrating, fragile structure of the brewery, conjointly with the gloom and filth spread through…

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    develops into a materialistic character as his love interest for distant Estella grows. As Pip grows older, many of the traits he reveals can be seen as a result of his childhood, and more specifically his relationship with his guardian Mrs. Joe. Estella also reveals many traits that could be considered the repercussions of Miss Havisham’s and Estella’s relationship. The relationship between Pip and his role models, as well as Estella and her parental influences, shape the way they develop as a…

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    the lie, and tells the true tale of his trip to Satis House. Joe is surprised that Pip would lied, but nevertheless offers him some advice: to stay away from the upper class. Pip keeps Joe’s advice at heart, but can only think about how ordinary Estella would perceive Joe, and dreams of the grandeur of Satis House. Pip, now armed with the goal of achieving a higher social status, vamps up his education by getting private lessons from one of his friends. After school one day, Pip goes to the pub…

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    because it was such a strange and dangerous memory. He also meets an old lady named Miss Havisham who influences many of his decisions, because he believes that she is his benefactor. Pip has always wanted as much as he could get out of life, and would be willing to leave his family to get it. Dickens uses foreshadowing to push the story forward in many different situations. He foreshadows using Magwitch, Havisham, and expectations. As I said in prior, the convict is mentioned multiple times…

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    The Changes That Occur In Pip In the novel Great Expectation, Pip is a growing individual. His personality changes many times throughout the story. He starts out as a young boy, who is bothered by the fact that he never got to meet his biological parents. While he was in the graveyard, he runs into a distraught man, who is dirty and soaked in water. He later realizes that the man was an escaped convict on the run. The convict grabbed Pip and hung him upside down. He then demanded Pip to…

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    he spent visiting Miss Havisham. These encounters have presented to him an alternate lifestyle that he would not have been aware of otherwise. He begins to reflect on his own life and sees himself as inferior to Estella and her education. Consequently, a certain shame of what he wants to visualize as his 'old' life, such as his home, his common mannerisms, Joe, or even his apprenticeship as a blacksmith (something he was desperately looking forward to prior to meeting Estella) ensues.…

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    His sister is cruel yet her husband is not, as he is often seen to sympathize for young Pip. Pip is then asked play with the stepdaughter of a rich lady by the name of Miss Havisham. This is when Pip is introduced to Estella, and changes the book entirely. Early on in the story Pip only has very minor feelings towards Estella, but later in the story it develops into clear love and desire. Even while he is young Pip is aware that…

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    Pip becomes Joes apprentice ,and learns Joes trade as a blacksmith (Grogan,2014).Due to his meeting Miss Havisham and Estella Pip changes, he becomes ashamed of his humble beginning, the trade he is learning and Joe whom he cares about ,he is so ashamed that doesn’t want Estella and Miss Havishm to find out “ now it was all coarse and common, I would not have had miss Havisham and Estella see it on my account” (86-87).Before completing his apprenticeship ,he is informed by a lawyer ,one Mr…

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    But Pip being the idealist that he is, believed “[Miss Havisham] reserved it for [him] to restore the desolate house, admit the sunshine into the dark rooms, set the clocks a going and the cold hearths a blazing, tear down the cobwebs, destroy the vermin—in short, do all the shining deeds of the young Knight of romance, and marry the Princess.” (Dickens). Miss Havisham, the lady of the house, makes Pip believe as if she was helping him, as if she was a force pushing…

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